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HOLIDAY IDEA THAILAND – Luxury Bangkok, Jungle Adventure and Beach Retreat.
Escape to the tranquillity of the luxurious Shangri La in Bangkok after busy days out, experience adventure at the luxury Tented Elephant Hills Camp finishing with a peaceful beach retreat on the beautiful island of Koh Samui.
3 nights at The luxurious Shangri La in Bangkok
Horizon Club Room B &B and other extras
Set in beautiful lush gardens and situated in a stunning position on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, this luxurious property offers guests a wonderful peaceful retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Downtown Bangkok is only minutes away using the nearby overhead sky train system or take a river boat (or cruise) from the hotel to the Royal Palace and other sites. Treat yourself to the Horizon Club Room to take advantage of a whole range of extra benefits and exclusive accommodation – ask for details.
2 nights – Elephant Hills Jungle Safari
Stay at Thailand’s first luxury tented jungle camp which combines the camp idea of
African National Parks with the Thai tropical rainforest. A truly unforgettable jungle
safari and elephant experience! You will have time to interact with the elephants by preparing and feeding them their daily meals and watching them bathe. An afternoon canoe adventure takes you along the Sok River while enjoying the local wildlife and admiring the impressive limestone mountain scenery. On day two you explore a lake in the jungle by local boat with scenery resembling Guilin in China or Halong Bay in Vietnam. There is time for swimming (weather permitting) and a market visit. The final day you explore the jungle by foot enjoying the variety of exotic plants and trees as well as the gibbons swinging through the branches. Full board accommodation at Elephant Hills is in luxury tented accommodation which features a fan and a bathroom with toilet and hot/cold shower. Not recommended for the less mobile!
8 nights at The Amari Palm Reef Resort at Koh Samui
Superior Room on B&B
Situated on the secluded northern end of the White Sands of Koh Samui’s popular Chaweng Beach, this popular ‘island experience’ resort gives guests an opportunity to unwind at the end of their holiday. It is only a 5 minute walk to town for shopping and a good selection of cafes and restaurants.
Private Transfers on arrival and departure, group transfers to and from resort hotels and Elephant Hills, bed and breakfast at hotels plus full board and tours as described at Elephant Hills.
This particular 13 night tailor-made package was based on a June 2013 departure at £2179 per person but can easily be updated for any date of travel and of course durations/destination_blogs can be altered accordingly.
Flights are available from regional airports avoiding the change in London if preferred – ask for details.
Different durations and dates are possible. Combining with other Far East cities is also possible.
Contact Simon at Designer Travel Tailor-made Holidays & Cruises
All details quoted are thought to be correct at time of posting but are always subject to confirmation at time of booking
Photo: Elephant Hills Canoe 2 (Premier) 100
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